Charlie Mitchell

Charlie Mitchell

For decades, Mississippi has been living jackpot to jackpot

For nearly 30 years, Mississippi has gotten lucky finding cash to pay its bills — from casino revenues, Big Tobacco millions, MCI-Worldcom settlement, Hurricane Katrina’s $5.5 billion federal aid package and now the BP damages from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. No doubt, some lawmakers see the BP money heading for the state’s General Fund.

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Gulfport defense overwhelms George County

Gulfport was led by its defense as it topped George County 26-10 scoring a fourth-quarter touchdown on a fumble recovery and another on a short drive.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Gulfport defense overwhelms George County 0:56

Gulfport defense overwhelms George County

Gulfport celebrates Port City Bowl Classic win 2:09

Gulfport celebrates Port City Bowl Classic win

Pascagoula's Dalvin Abney talks about his big game 1:34

Pascagoula's Dalvin Abney talks about his big game

Coach Lewis Sims had plenty say to Pascagoula Panthers after their big win 3:26

Coach Lewis Sims had plenty say to Pascagoula Panthers after their big win